[OE-core] how much can bitbake tell me about my upcoming build?
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Mar 28 01:41:43 CEST 2012
On Wed, 28 Mar 2012, Richard Purdie wrote:
> Well, there are:
> bitbake -g (and look at task-depends.dot)
> bitbake -g -u depexp
> bitbake core-image-sato -n (dry run)
> which will give some interesting info.
yup, i'd already run across those and made a note of them.
> > p.s. one thing i'd like is to be able to ask how much source i would
> > need to download for a given build before i start. is there any way
> > to do that?
> Not that I'm aware of since the SRC_URIs don't say how big a
> download is, nor are they ever likely to.
sorry, i phrased that badly, i didn't expect there would be any way
to get the *amount* of source, i was just wondering about getting a
list of the source that would need to be fetched, but i guess doing a
fetchall/dryrun would tell me that. thanks.
Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA
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